Category Archives: Districts

Breakfast on the Farm: Fulton SWCD

The agriculture community of Fulton County, Ohio, is hosting Breakfast on the Farm (BOTF) in Northwest Ohio on Saturday, June 13th.  Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District, the Ohio Farm Bureau Fulton County and The Ohio State University Extension Fulton County Office along with Sandland Dairy Farm is hosting this event, which will be free to the public.  The event

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Workshop Wednesday: Low Impact Development Performance and Policy Implications in Ohio

The Chagrin River Watershed Partners Inc., the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Erie Soil & Water Conservation District, the Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve and North Carolina State University have been conducting a three-year study on the performance of bioretention and permeable pavement in northern Ohio. Results from this research are being utilized to update post-construction best

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Thowback Thursday: Summer Supervisor School 1951

Today’s Throwback Thursday is a group picture from Summer Supervisor School 1951 at Lake Hope. Summer Supervisor School has been a OFSWCD tradition for roughly 70 years. Supervisors, Staff, Conservation Partners, and family join together for a 2 days of training, general sessions, and tours. This year, Summer Supervisor School will be in Holmes County, Ohio. Check out more at

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With issues concerning water quality in the headlines everywhere you look these days, some might say we are setting ourselves up for the “perfect storm”. Adams Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) along with several local, state and federal partners is working hard to combat the “perfect storm” with their own “perfect CONSERVATION storm”. Here’s how… Water Quality Protection Program

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Do You Know the 4 Rs?

WHAT ARE THE 4 Rs? The 4R philosophy is an innovative and science-based approach that offers enhanced environmental protection, increased production, increased farmer profitability, and improved sustainability. The concept is to use the right fertilizer source, at the right rate, at the right time, with the right placement. Implications of the 4R nutrient stewardship system will spread far and wide

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